The ‘honesty shops’ were opened in nearly 15 schools in Kerala’s Ernakulam district.

 

What are ‘honesty shops’?

  • It was launched in 2008.
  • It is part of the Student Police Cadet (SPC) project.
  • It was conceived to inculcate better civic sense among students and mould them as responsible youth who will react positively to the demands of society.
  • There is no salesman at these counters and students can drop the money for each item in the collection box kept on a table.